Paris with kids

What to do in Paris with kids? Activities, fun things to do, museums, attractions. Find Paris kids events 2017. Most monuments and museums have kids activities. Ask for maps, games and tours. Ones of the best kid attractions in Paris are the Great Gallery of Evolution, the National Museum of Natural History. Discover Paris for kids, trade shows, fairs, shows, parades, festivals, funfair...

Eiffel Tower with kids

Tour Eiffel

Paris with kids at the Eiffel Tower. Go to the first floor (either take the stairs or the elevator). Pick up a game book called Follow Gus. Gus is a likable fellow, curious and energetic guy. This 12-step discovery requires that you ask and answer questions about the history and mystery behind the Eiffel Tower.

Museum Grevin

Paris with kids at the Musee Grevin has a unique display of 300 wax figures. Fun to see Philippe Starck, Barack Obama, Celine Dion and many other famous people made with wax. They look so real. Address: Musee Grevin, 10 boulevard Montmartre 75009 Paris. Metro Grands Boulevards.

Parc de la Villette

The Cite des sciences is a 35 acre park with a huge playground for 3 to 11 years old. There is a High tech museum. The Geode is an enormous globe that houses an IMAX 3D.

Some of the events at La Villette Paris:

  • Europa Kids is the inflatable village in August (until August 26th)
  • Open Air Cinema in August (until August 20th)
  • Imagine Van Gogh in August, September (until September 10th)
  • Jazz à la Villette in August, September (until September 13th)

Musée de la Magie

Your child likes magic tricks! Discover seven rooms, a large collection of antiques objects wands, boxes of secrets, magic hat. Find here magic shows, for kids and grown-up. Optical illusions, automate, interactive games for children. Address: Musee de la magie 11 rue Saint-Paul 75004 Paris. Metro Saint Paul.

Musée National d'Histoire naturelle

Discover a large collection of 7000 different species including extinct, endangered animals and species of marine and terrestrial worlds at the  National Museum of Natural History. Address: 57 rue Cuvier 75005 Paris. Metro Jussieu

Centre Georges Pompidou

Paris with Kids, surprised them with Beaubourg Centre. Amazing architecture and fun ride, external escalator to the children gallery. Take some time, watch some performances outside, fire breathing, huge bubbles blower...  

Address: 19 rue de Beaubourg Paris 4th arrondissement. Metro: Hotel de Ville.

Disneyland Paris 2017

If you really want to make your kids happy, go to Disneyland Paris for the day. Disneyland Paris is the best kids park located near Paris. Something sensational is taking over Disneyland Paris, the celebration 25 years of magic. New Disney illuminations, Disney Stars on Parade, Star tours.

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  • A brand new parade to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris 
  • Disneyland Paris Pin Trading on September 30, 2017 at Pueblo Trading Post Frontierland
  • Disney's Halloween Festival
  • Christmas in Disneyland Paris 

Events for kids in Paris

The Grande Parade in Paris on New Year's Day on January 1st on the avenue des Champs-Elysees.

Art Ludique - Le Musée Walt Disney expo until March.

Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain in January. Cirque Phoenix Paris 12th.

Ice skating in Paris: ice rink on top of the Tower Montparnasse in February March.

Celebrate with your kids, the Chinese New Year in February. Chinese events in Paris.

Chinese New Year Parade in Paris: Where is the parade? In Paris 13th arrondissement. 

Paris Dog Show in January in the Parc Floral de Paris. Discovery dogs breeds, dressage demonstrations...

Carnaval de Paris in February. Promenade du Boeuf Gras. Location: Place Gambetta to Place de la Republique.

Le Salon de l'Agriculture in Paris is one of the most famous trade shows, kids fair in Paris. The Agricultural Show is on February 25 to March 5, 2018. Event with 4000 animals, competitions and races.

Paris Comics Expo in April at the Parc Floral de Paris.

Foire du Trone is a fun funfair in Paris from March to May. Kids love the funfairs in Paris! Address: Pelouse de Reuilly, Bois de Vincennes

Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show in March in Paris at the Porte de Versailles.

Easter egg hunts in Paris in April in the Jardin des Champs-Elysees, Montmartre (place du Tertre, Musee de Montmartre), Jardin d'Acclimatation, Bercy Village, Champs-de-Mars.

Chiens & chats L'Expo: do you want to know more about dogs and cats behaviour? Expo in the City of Science and Industry Paris. Dogs and cats expo, behaviour, difference, performance...

No Finish Line:  kids run Champs-de-Mars in May.

Le Salon Toymania, Paris antique toys, toys collections, a fair in Paris May at the Palais des Congres Paris.

Nuit des Musees, free museums entrance in May. Free entrance to Museums at night. They will stay open late.

Les Pestacles: kids entertainment on the Esplanade Chateau de Vincennes from June to September.

Paris Carnival Tropical in June.

Your kids love airplanes. Come to Paris Air Show in June. Exhibitors, cabin interiors, flying displays. Location: Le Bourget

SIMP: Salon de la Maison de Poupée in June at Espace Champerret Paris. Dolls house expo.

Fête de la Musique in Paris is a music festival on June 21st. Free concerts.

Paris Japan Expo in July. For your kids fans of Manga, video games. Location: Paris Nord-Villepinte.

Carnaval Tropical is a carnival in July.

La Fete des Tuileries is a funfair in Paris in the Jardin des Tuileries.

Paris Plages is a beach along the Seine in Paris until September 3rd 2017.

Night at Les Invalides is a sound and light show at the Esplanade des Invalides until September 2nd 2017.

Fete a Neu-Neu in September 2 to October. 9, 2017. Funfair in the Bois de Boulogne.

Expo Dragonland until September 3rd 2017 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Imagine Van Gogh is a digital expo at La Villette until September 10, 2017.

European Heritage Days in September 16 to 17, 2017. Free entry to buildings generally not opened to the public. 

La Plage de Glazart is a beach opened until September 30, 2017, located at the avenue de la Villette.

Famillathlon is a family sporting event in September 30th 2017 on the Champs-de-Mars Paris. 

Kids can Rollerblade on the rooftop of the Tower Montparnasse from October 20 to November 5, 2017.

Kidexpo in October 26 to 30, 2017 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Comic Con Paris in October 27 to 29, 2017 at the Grande Halle de la Villette, Parc de la Villette.

Salon du chocolate in Paris is a chocolate Fair from October 28 to November 1, 2017 at Paris Porte de Versailles.

Paris Games Week is a video games trade fair in November 1 to 5, 2017 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Ice Rink at the Eiffel Tower in November through february 2018.

Christmas window displays at the Galeries Lafayette, at the Bon Marche Rive gauche in November December 2017.

Christmas Village and Christmas Markets in Paris on Champs-Elysees avenue, at La Defense, at Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Christmas lights in Paris on the avenue Champs-Elysees, avenue Montaigne

Disney on Ice in December 6 to 17, 2017 at Le Zenith Paris.

Fun parks in and around Paris 

Parc Asterix from CDG Airport buses run to the park. 
36km north of Paris with an authentic Gaulish Village, a roman Arena and a terrifying roller-coaster. you can watch sword play by musketeers. A lot of fun for children.

Jardin d'acclimatation M/RER Porte Maillot. 
A traditional amusement park located in the Bois de boulogne. Take the petit train (small train). The park has a small zoo, a hall of mirrors, a circus and a puppet theater. 

The Aquaboulevard is the best water park in Paris.

Paris with kids at Disneyland Paris is the most visited park in Paris. Enjoy fun rides, shows and activities for kids. Disneyland Paris is located near Paris. Take the RER to Disneyland, it takes only 45 minutes!

Zoo and aquarium

Parc Zoologique de Paris Vincennes 53 Avenue de Saint-Maurice 75012 Paris. Metro Porte Doree. Open from Monday to Saturday 9 am to 6 pm. Your children will be very happy to watch the acrobatic gibbons, baboons, macaques...

Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes 57 rue Cuvier 75005. Metro Gare d'Austerlitz. This small zoo is fun fun with monkeys, ostriches, flamingos...also a petting zoo. Open every day 9am to 5pm.

Institut Oceanographique 195 rue Saint-Jacques 75005 Paris. Metro Luxembourg. 7 tropical fish aquariums, a tank where you can touch starfish, urchins and crabs.

Paris with kids can be fun, go to a circus in Paris.  

Birthday party in Paris

Looking for a place to celebrate your kid's birthday: find the best ideas for kids' birthday: cooking lessons, painting, museums, parks, circus.

Have fun in Paris with kids!

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